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This is the inauguration procession of the 25th President of the USA, William McKinley, the first sitting president to be captured on film. This clip was filmed on March 4, 1897 and follows the Procession down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. This clip, which is in the public domain, is from the Motion Picture Division of the U.S. National Archives.


Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: micah6vs8 - - December 12, 2010
Subject: It's Not Carnival Day at Pumpkin Center
Amazing and necessary historical video . Notice all the horses and glitter . Reminds me of ,'The Proud Tower'.
Reviewer: Nozmo56 - - December 12, 2010
Subject: McKinley Inauguration
Amazing thatbwe thankfully haveva record of this occasion.
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